FAIRLAMB, Nicholas, from Stockton, in the county of Durham, England, came to Pennsylvania in 1700, and settled at first in Philadelphia.  In 1703 he married Katharine, daughter of Richard Crosby, of Middletown, to which place he removed, afterwards residing in Chester.  His children were Mary, b. 7,19,1705, m. John Tomlinson; Samuel, b. 10,20,1707, died young' Katherine, b. 4,8,1709, m. Joseph Tomlinson; Hannah, b. 8,19,1711, m. John Hurford; John, m. 11,13,1742-3, to Susanna Engle; Eleanor, m. ,423,1743, to Caleb Harrison.

John was a member of Assemble, sheriff, justice of the courts, etc., and died in 1766, leaving children,-Nicholas, Frederick, Samuel, John, Catharine, Anne, Susanna, Eleanor, and Mary.   John, Jr., married Susanna Ashbridge, of Goshen, in 1784.  Catharine married, 4,3,1773, Peter Hill, of Middletown, who built what was known as "Hillsdale Factory," on the Brandywine, in East Bradford, now a paper mill.